Larry Wayne Thompson Jr.

Published 6:00 am Monday, February 23, 2009

Private memorial services for Larry Wayne Thompson Jr., ofMcComb and a former resident of Jackson and Hazlehurst, will beheld at a later date. Hartman-Sharkey Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Mr. Thompson, 42, died Feb. 20, 2009, at his residence after alengthy illness. He was born on Dec. 31, 1966, to Larry W. ThompsonSr. and Dorothy Anne Blackmon.

He was a sales consultant in the furniture and clothingindustry.

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Preceding him in death were his paternal grandparents, Seab andEvelyn Johnson Thompson; and his maternal grandparents, WilliamBailey Tull Sr. and Dorothy Pettit Tull.

Survivors are his mother, Dorothy Anne Blackmon, of McComb; hisfather and stepmother, Larry Wayne Thompson Sr. and Joyce, of BatonRouge, La.; his sisters, Laura Rebecca Thompson, of McComb, JaniceGerke, of Springfield, Mo., and Cheryl Thompson, of Baton Rouge;two uncles; and other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be sentto Patrick F. Taylor Hope Lodge, 26009 River Road, New Orleans, LA70121.